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Using crypto for your SME
Running a Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) means you are not a millionaire. You are a regular citizen out to make the most of whatever's good in life. Thus, there is a good chance you are trying to rotate the little you have for maximum profit. Which in itself means your funds should be highly flexible, liquid and be in your control as much as possible. It could never get better with crypto.

4 Ways You Can Increase Manufacturing Efficiency
You already know how important the manufacturing sector is to society. One thing's for sure, it's one industry that provides machinery and other important tools that make life a lot less tedious. It's for this reason that manufacturers are able to produce useful and innovative solutions to mundane tasks and issues.

Managing a Property Efficiently
Whether you are a property manager or the owner of a larger property portfolio, looking after the properties for which you have responsibility takes time, effort and patience and requires a keen eye for detail. There are many aspects of property management that will need to be taken care of to ensure you are compliant with UK law and that you keep your tenants happy.

Small business funding in Europe: opportunities and challenges
As one of the world's up-and-coming innovation hubs, Europe is an attractive destination for young entrepreneurs looking to start small businesses. But, since insufficient funds are one of the common challenges associated with start-ups, it's important to know what Europe can do for these entrepreneurs and what options they have at their disposal compared to the United States.

Turkey Proves to be The Hottest Tourist Spot in Europe Once Again
In the year 2018, Turkey recorded a 22% growth in the country's tourism industry, which is not just impressive but also happens to be the highest percentage of growth in the entire European tourism industry.

infoBEREC publishes guidelines on intra-EU communications
From 15 May 2019, any retail price (excluding VAT) charged to consumers for regulated intra-EU communications shall not exceed EUR 0.19 per minute for calls and EUR 0.06 per SMS message.

How You Can Improve Your Website
In this day and age, anyone can create a website given the tools they have readily available at their disposal, but not everyone can create an outstanding one. In order to improve your business site, or even personal website for that matter, transforming it from mediocre to perfect, you will need to take into consideration a few tips.

Steps You Can Take in Order to Grow Your Business
As an entrepreneur, your goal is to grow your business. There is no doubt that you want to become a widespread success, but the real question is, how do you achieve this?

Why businesses today won't do very well without a website
The Internet has come a long way since the first website was launched in 1991. In 28 years, the number of sites has reached astronomical proportions, so that today the counter is at a staggering 1.5 billion and growing steadily. What does this mean for businesses?

Franchise or your own brand? Build a successful restaurant marketing strategy
When it comes to opening a food business, many entrepreneurs are not sure how to build a restaurant marketing strategy which will actually work. The first question is - should you go for franchising or creating your own brand?

Why is the UK refusing to identify eSports as a sport?
With almost 50 global nations being members of the International eSports Federation - an organisation dedicated to recognising eSports as a true sport - and the global value estimated to grow to over $1 billion by 2021, why are the UK and US refusing to identify this as a sport? Even the International Olympic Committee agreed competitive eSports can be considered a sporting activity - the 2022 Asian Games are due to include a medal event for the practice.

Public interest win as EU Court annuls EFSA refusal to disclose glyphosate data
This morning, the European Court of Justice annuled the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) refusal to disclose data from industry-owned scientific studies on the toxicity of glyphosate.

7 Ways Nordic Countries Are Making Personal Finance Easier for the World
The digital tools in today's busy world are designed to make life more organized and convenient. Apps and tech toys have helped people communicate with others, find potential partners, capture memories, and more.

Using The Cloud For Your Business: What Are The Risks Involved?
We're all told that the cloud is exactly what we want when it comes to making our businesses more efficient and more secure. Yet, as with everything, there can be problems when using technology, and there are some risks involved in using the cloud for business.

7 Things Businesses Should Know Before Outsourcing to the EU
Outsourcing to the European Union is more profitable than you think. Deloitte's 2016 Global Outsourcing Survey revealed that 65% of successful companies outsource to Eastern Europe. This region has become a great option for companies who want to reduce costs without sacrificing quality.

How Brexit Might Change the European Investment Landscape
There is a great deal of uncertainty in the air in the UK as the Brexit deadline draws nearer and it remains unclear exactly what will happen and how this will impact the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

SaveYourInternet.eu: Citizens set to prevent upload filters in the EU
Today, on 26 February 2019, European Digital Rights and partner organisations from across Europe are re-launching the campaign SaveYourInternet.eu – with new items in the "toolbox".

US-China Trade War Could be a Blessing in Disguise for European Tech Companies
The latest battle in the ongoing trade war between the US and China has claimed another victim.

The Economics Behind the War on Drugs
For some, the conviction of famous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman represents a major victory in the so-called "war on drugs".

5 Tips For Running An Online Business
Thinking about starting an online business? This can be a terrific way to operate in today’s day and age where there is a huge focus on everything digital.

8 Banks Charged by EU Over Government Bond Cartel Allegations
 

4 Top tips for becoming a landlord
Becoming a landlord can not only be incredibly rewarding in terms of collecting properties to add to your portfolio, but it can also be very lucrative.

Pensions: How Major Life Events Can Affect Yours
Life is full of unexpected twists and turns, and while this can make life wonderful, it can also cause havoc and stress. This is especially true when it comes to pensions.

Amazon is acquiring home WiFi startup Eero
Amazon is one of the biggest retailers in the world. Over the years the company has been busy snapping up companies from Paris to Dubai. Jeff Bezos is not on the next mission to Mars, but he is busy trying to build an arsenal of his company. One thing you should know about Amazon is that once it wants something, it will get it. If it cannot beat the competition, then it will buy the leader.

The Stakes are High for Europe in the Global Race for 5G
It has been years in the making, but it now seems that the 5G network is far closer to become a reality. In 2018, Carriers started using 5G networks in selected cities, but now it appears that 2019 will be the year that 5G will roll out to more places. However, even with the just concluded World Economic Forum in Davos, there seem to be more questions than answers.

EU Alerts

EUbusiness Week no. 848
Protecting our 5G future
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The Week Ahead no. 443
Situation in Iran - future of the CAP - sugar sector - EU-Canada summit - Commission President vote

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